tarsets - subset kitting command file generator
/usr/lbin/tarsets [-d] pathname
Enable debugging. Debug trace diagnostics are written to
ts.dbg in the current directory.
The tarsets command is used by the kits utility to produce
software kits for use with the setld(8) utility. The
tarsets command reads subset inventory records from standard
input and writes a command procedure to standard output.
This command procedure contains the commands
required to create subset images for the subset described
in the input.
The pathname argument specifies the root directory for the
file hierarchy containing the files to be kitted in the
All error diagnostics are written to a file named stderr
in the current directory.
The output command procedure produces multiple tar files.
Each tar file has a goal size of 400 Kb. The command procedure
is modified automatically to produce a single subset
image when the tarsets utility is called from the kits
The tarsets utility has successfully completed. A hard
link referenced in the inventory cannot be found in the
The input record on line n is not in subset inventory format.
The input record for path1 contains a pointer to
path2 in the referent field and path2 does not appear in
the inventory. This error indicates that path2 was
deleted from the inventory after being created by the invcutter
command. These are obsolete messages and can be
ignored. This is an informational message. The number j
is the number of characters in the command written to the
output to produce volume k.
Diagnostic output Debug diagnostic output
invcutter(1), kits(1), setld(8) stl_inv(4) Programming
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